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Earnings Per Share

Chong Hing open to merger after profit dive

Chong Hing Bank, a small family-owned lender whose profit slumped 88 per cent last year, said earnings were expected to grow this year.

Thursday, 5 March, 2009, 12:00am

Nine Dragons shares tumble as pace of earnings growth slows

Shares of Nine Dragons Paper (Holdings), the containerboard maker controlled by the mainland's second-richest woman, Cheung Yan, fell as much as 8.38 per cent yesterday after the company announced full-year earnings rose a slightly slower than expected 45.7 per cent.

21 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

WHAT THE BROKER SAID

About a year ago SHK Financial Group began coverage of the world's second-biggest mini-motor producer, Johnson Electric, with a 'hold' recommendation, fearing a bottleneck in company growth. The broker set a 12-month target price of $7.20. At the time the counter was trading at $7.50.

28 Aug 2005 - 12:00am

WHAT THE BROKER SAYS

Falling volume sales and rising costs at Yanzhou Coal Mining in the first half have prompted JP Morgan to cut its earnings forecast for this year and next and downgrade the stock from 'over-weight' to 'neutral'.

28 Aug 2005 - 12:00am

Agreement on debt plan this year, says Lai Sun arm

Highly indebted property developer Lai Sun Development expects to secure an agreement with its creditors for a debt restructuring plan this year, according to company management.

The plan was unveiled as the property firm posted a loss of $167.12 million for the six months to January.

17 Apr 2004 - 12:00am

UPGRADES AND DOWNGRADES

HOLD CLP Holdings

Closing price: $36.90

Target price: $39

Share price performance (%)

1wk: 0.54

3mths:8.57

1mth:2.22

1yr:16.13

11 Dec 2003 - 12:00am

NO DIVIDENDS FROM TWO COMPANIES

Mainland property play Tomson Group's profit surged 51.5 per cent to HK$161.15 million last year. Fully-diluted earnings per share were 14.85 HK cents, against 9.89 HK cents previously. Holding company Rivera (Holdings) recorded a HK$28.63 million loss, compared with a HK$539.33 million loss a year earlier. No dividends were declared for either company.

16 Apr 2003 - 12:00am

Road King earnings slip

Toll-road operator Road King Infrastructure's 2001 net profit dropped 43.7 per cent to HK$240.8 million, the company reported. Road King attributed the drop to some projects recovering their investment and entering the payback period during which the company shares a smaller percentage of the revenues. Earnings per share fell 47.4 per cent to 40 HK cents.

21 Mar 2002 - 12:00am

Healthy surge for Tong Ren Tang

Growth Enterprise Market-listed Chinese medicine-maker Tong Ren Tang Technologies last year had an 83.52 per cent surge in net profit to 99.79 million yuan. Turnover was 497.37 million yuan, up 46.84 per cent. Earnings per share on a diluted basis were 55 fen, up from 44 fen a year earlier. A final dividend of 30 fen will be paid.

19 Mar 2002 - 12:00am

What the broker says...

Growth Enterprise Market-listed SIIC Medical Science and Technology (SIIC MedTech), a manufacturer of modern Chinese medicine and bio-pharmaceutical products, experienced a strong 2001. For the nine months to September 30, net profit and earnings per share surged fourfold.

27 Jan 2002 - 12:00am

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